Newkirk, Joan L., - 88, of Northfield, passed away peacefully, with her daughter Elizabeth by her side on April 17, 2017, at Meadowview Nursing Home. She worked at House and Garden in Northfield for over 30 years. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Robert A. Newkirk, Jr. and her brother, Walter Devlin. Joan is survived by her brother Robert Corcoran (Nancy); her sons, Robert A. Newkirk, III and Jonathan Newkirk (Meredith); daughter, Elizabeth Barretta (Jason); and four grandchildren, Brandon, Justin, Alexander, and Ariana. Services will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to and condolences for the family may be left at

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Michele Ward

So very sorry for your loss. Joan was a wonderful person. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

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